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The Laughing dog

€€ - €€€, British,
Howey, Howey, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5PT, Wales
+44 1597 822406
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
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“pork” (3 reviews)
“faggots” (2 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
Howey, Howey, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5PT, Wales
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

What a find! This is the perfect place to stop for lunch halfway through Wales. It’s 90 minutes from Cardiff and 2 hours from Wrexham . A warm welcome, fire blazing in a traditional pub environment. The kids loved using the Jukebox - a novelty...More

Thank Itchy_feetCardiff
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for lunch after a long walk with the dog and had a fantastic meal. Freshly prepared, hearty meals. Could not fault the service or quality of the food. Even our Labrador was made to feel welcome with a nice table next to...More

Thank K Grindon
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Tried this restaurant for Sunday lunch today, I was a bit disappointed the dining room was very well laid out and the tables were nicely spaced and laid out nicely. The food was quite good although some items on the menu were not available, perhaps...More

Thank _douglas3892
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We found the restaurant to lack in ambiance, to bright due to overhead lighting on so lit tea lights on tables ineffectual, fire place with some kind of electric fire that wasn't even on, radiators cold and not even on. It was a cold December...More

Thank goodfoodlover831
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Drove past this and remembered it because the name caught my eye. However, it just looks like your average 'mans pub' from the outside so did not pay much attention to it. How wrong we were! After a search on Tripadvisor looking for places to...More

Thank Melissa E
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Lovely food especially the lamb casserole, highly recommended ! Very friendly landlord and landlady very accommodating Many Thanks Martin Julie & Leo

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We were staying in the area for two nights a couple of weeks ago and chose to once again eat at the Laughing Dog both nights. The food was amazing ! Both nights as a starter I had a beef broth which was superb. My...More

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A delightful pub with a comforting ambience. The staff are absolutely lovely and everyone that enters here is met with a genuine smile. The food far outlived any of my expectations; it was of such a high quality. In fact, I believe that the gentleman...More

Thank emma-jane B
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Faggots where amazing and service was brilliant, in a warm a cozy room with an open fire, good prices and ample portions with a nice cold beer.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Took 3 friends for lunch on Sunday 13th August 2017 as had heard good things. Not disappointed- fantastic meal for all four ranging from traditional beef dinner through lamb casserole with garlic potatoes to pork belly. Clean plates all round and very reasonable prices. Lovely...More

Thank Andrew T
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Howey, Howey, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5PT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Llandrindod Wells  >  Howey
  • Phone Number: +44 1597 822406
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